Agro-engineers identify which agricultural areas are causing most damage to the Mar Menor
This knowledge can help to target resources when finding solutions to the algal growth in the lagoon The College of Agricultural Engineers of the Region of Murcia (COIARM) has concluded an initial study which examines the role played by agriculture in the deterioration of the Mar Menor, focusing specifically on which of the areas of agricultural activity surrounding the lagoon are the most damaging to the lagoon, with the aim of helping to..

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Complaints as major roadworks begin on La Manga causing tailbacks
Residents yet again question the logic of undertaking major roadworks in the busiest weeks of the year With temperaturas soaring into the 30s, and the narrow la Manga strip packed with holidaymakers, it would be logical to assume that this is absolutely the worst time of the year to start resurfacing the ONLY main road in and out of La Manga del Mar Menor.   But for the second consecutive July, the machinery is back in action and incredulous..

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Ferry resumes between Santiago de la Ribera - La Manga del Mar Menor
The ferry has been closed since March due to the Covid virus Although several of the normal boat trip operators in the Mar Menor and Mazarrón have cancelled services this year the regular ferry connecting the Puerto Tomás Maestre of La Manga del Mar menor with Santiago de La Ribera, running across the middle of the Mar Menor has resumed.   The following daily services will operate during July-September, and will be revised in the..

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Covid safe bus services from Corvera airport to golf resorts and Costa Cálida towns 2020
How to book on the Interbus routes at the Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera The bus or coach services linking the new Region of Murcia International Airport in Corvera to the coastal towns and golf resorts of the Costa Cálida are being operated by Interbus, who guarantee affordable onward public transport for those arriving at the terminal and heading for the most popular destinations among international visitors to the Region..

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Weary municipal councils agree to clean deposits from Mar Menor themselves
The municipalities of the Mar Menor, see little option other than to take on the cleaning of sediment from the shorelines of the beaches. The long-standing arguments about who is responsible for what with regards to the Mar Menor continue, and as the summer season begins, “weary” councils from the municipalities which surround the Mar Menor, have agreed that they will take on the cleaning of mud and slime from affected beaches themselves..

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Turtle ahead; annual campaign underway as Murcia hopes for more baby turtles
Loggerheads could again lay eggs in the Region of Murcia this year It's turtle season! Last year a precious clutch of eggs laid by a loggerhead turtle hatched here in the Region of Murcia, the first time in more than 100 years and as we move into "egg laying season" the regional government of Murcia is preparing for the possible return of egg laying turtles. This year a campaign is being undertaken to pre-warn beach goers via..

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Discover the link between Corvera airport and a gastronomic speciality of San Javier!
The rival airports are connected through one of the most illustrious families in the modern history of Murcia The 10th January 2018 marks the 95th anniversary of one of the major achievements of Juan de la Cierva y Codorniú, a Murcia-born aviator of such renown that it has been proposed that the new airport in Corvera be named after him. Born in 1895 to a wealthy family, (his grandfather Ricardo Codorniú was responsible for the re-forestation..

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